Collage Crafts Gone Wild: Mixed-Media Projects and TechniquesExpress your unique self in wonderful and fascinating ways--with Collage Crafts Gone Wild, you will take your art to a whole new level, experimenting with new techniques and combining materials and objects in more ways than you can imagine..
10,000 Years of Art10,000 Years of Art is a compact guide to world art, offering a fresh perspective on the whole of art history from 8,000 BC to the present day. Organized in chronological order,the 500 works of art presented here cover all cultures (not just western) and represent the finest examp..
101 Techniques: OilEach title in Barron’s growing series of 101 Techniques art instruction manuals focuses on a specific art media and teaches students and amateur artists through purely visual means. Relying on a progression of step-by-step captioned illustrations, the exercises in this book teach ..
21st-Century PortraitsWith over 150 illustrations by 50 artists, 21st-Century Portraits explores new developments in the representation of the human form and face as well as the continuing appeal of commissioned portraiture. The selection of portraits features cutting-edge new work from the internat..
Abstract Art (Basic Art Series 2.0)Abstraction shook Western art to its core. In the early part of the 20th century, it refuted the reign of clear, indisputable forms and confronted audiences instead with vivid visual poems devoid of conventional representational imagery and characterized by allegor..
Acrylic Innovation: Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary ArtistsAcrylic is often used as a substitute for oil paint or watercolor, but the real gold mine is in allowing the medium freedom to do what it does best. This book shows how today’s artists are doing exactly that. It’s loaded with or..
Adventures in Design: Ultimate Visual Guide, 153 Spectacular Quilts, Activities & ExercisesJoen Wolfrom updates her classic book, Visual Dance, with spectacular new quilts from around the world. This is the quilter’s design textbook, using Joen’s internationally-acclaimed expertise and talent to..
Alfred Maurer: At the Vanguard of ModernismAmerican painter Alfred Maurer (1868–1932) worked within an international circle of avant-garde artists, and his friendships with key figures, including the collectors Leo and Gertrude Stein as well as Dr. Albert Barnes, positioned him at the nexus of new a..
Anness: Practical Encyclopedia Of Acrylics, Oils & GouacheThis title mixes paint; brush strokes; gouache; masking out; glazing; wet-into-wet; drybrush painting; stretching canvas; painting with knives; and, light to dark. This is a comprehensive, fully illustrated step-by-step guide to three pop..
Beginning Oil (Portfolio)Beginning Oil is a well-rounded introduction to the art of basic oil painting. This introductory guide to the medium describes and explains everything you’ll needed to paint your own oil masterpieces, including tools and materials, color essentials and theory, design and com..
Boaz Vaadia: Sculpture 1971 - 2012This monograph of Israeli-born sculptor Boaz Vaadia takes the reader on a journey from his early days growing up on a small farm in Israel to his copious stone sculptures.Boaz Vaadia: Sculpture 1971 - 2012..
Brücke (Basic Art Series 2.0)In the German city of Dresden on June 7, 1905, the foundation of the Die Brücke artists’ group (1905–1913) is widely regarded as the birth of Expressionism. Led by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Fritz Bleyl, Erich Heckel, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, the group sought to reject the..